Materials Planner

North Branch, NJ 08876

Posted: 09/04/2019 Industry: Clerical Job Number: 9120 Pay Rate: $65,000 - $70,0000/yr

Job Description


The Materials Planner is responsible for evaluating the supply/demand position for all assigned plants and products, assuring that appropriate volumes are on order, tracking product shipments to ensure on time deliveries are in line with plant production needs, reviewing/overseeing plant inventory levels to provide for efficient inventory turnover and maintaining all required reports and analyses.


  • Analyze weekly supply/demand position on all assigned products for each manufacturing plant.

  • Coordinate order placement and shipments based on individual plant demand position.

  • Create, review and track PO's for raw materials and WIP.

  • Analyze "weeks of supply" position.

  • Coordinate timely placement of orders (both intercompany and to outside vendors).

  • Coordinate timing of shipments.

  • Track deliveries.

  • Review and maintain monthly planning reports.

  • Assist with specific procurement activities as assigned by Procurement Manager


  • Minimum of 5 years of Supply Chain or Procurement experience.

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field. (may be waived based on work experience)

  • MS Office expertise (Specifically Excel & Word. Power Point is a plus).

  • SAP experience is highly preferred.

  • Lotus Notes is a plus.

  • Strong skills related to analyzing and manipulating data.

  • Excellent communicator with strong inter-personal skills Self managing, highly organized and detail oriented.

  • Comfortable with, and capable of, multi-tasking. Highly professional with strong ethical values.

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